I’m really just going to let you sit with this for a bit this morning. Read it, mull it over, it is so deep and that I’m just go to leave it submitted without comment. The best MLS analyst is out here doing good analysis, that’s all that this is.
Boy did they get mad at me for that.— Matthew Doyle (@MattDoyle76) May 7, 2018
But then the Five Stripes went on to prove me completely wrong by... *checks results*... failing to beat a single playoff team after July 4, then scoring zero goals & losing at home in the knockout round to a club with 1/5 their budget.
Anyway, onto the dirt...
After a homophobic chant was heard during goal kicks in the opening LAFC match, the club made it clear that such action would not be tolerated and welcomed it’s LGBTQ supporters.
The North Carolina Courage remained unbeaten on the year in 2018 after their draw with Chicago over the weekend. Let’s check in with the rest of the league to see how they stack up.
Over on big SBN there’s a breakdown of some of the more relevant recent games in Europe over the last week. Andi Thomas’ piece is definitely worth your time.
Dulwich Hamlet is getting promoted as the team’s stadium situation is still in resolved.
Some morning highlights
TDD is a little brief this morning, so to make sure you get the necessary amount of time wasting done, enjoy this highlight video from a more... ground breaking time for Arsene Wagner.
What is it? Why should he be fired? What’s with that dumb Twitter handle? Wouldn’t you like to know.